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Two injured in UPDF Helicopter Crash in Entebbe

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Following another UPDF Helicopter clash in Entebbe, Army Spokesperson Brig. Gen Flavia Byekwaso has issued a statement concerning the incident.

Byekwaso confirmed that two cadet trainees were reported injured in the incident that happened near Lido beach on Thursday 11th Feb 2021 at around 2:15pm.

“Today afternoon at about 2:15 pm a jet ranger piloted by two cadet trainees on a mutual training flight came down immediately after take-off near Lido beach,” Byekwaso said.

The army spokesperson said the two trainees have since been rushed to the hospital to ascertain their health.

” Our aviation team is on the ground to investigate the mishap.”

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The incident comes barely a week after a UPDF chopper crashed in Somalia.

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Four Ugandan soldiers serving under the AMISOM who were in the chopper were injured in the accident.



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